American Indian Workshop

Events / Exhibitions / Congresses


every Thursday
4:00 pm MST (UTC -7) / MDT (UTC -6)
24:00h CET/CEST


Webinar Series

Discover Archaeology

Crow Canyon Archaeological Center
Cortez, CO/USA

May 23 - 24


Workshop and Conference

Ice and Water: Circular Thinking on Cultural and Environmental Sustainability

University of Iceland

May 23 - 24


Fourteenth International Conference on Religion & Spirituality in Society

Spaces, Movement, Time: Religions at Rest and in Movement

Institute of Religious Studies, Complutense University

May 23 - 24


International Interdisciplinary Conference

Racism, Nationalism and Xenophobia

InMind Support

May 23 - 25


Annual Meeting of the French Colonial Historical Society

The Intimacies of Empire

University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA/USA

May 24
12:00-1:00 pm EDT
18:00h-19:00h CEST


Virtual Lunch and Learn

Rich from the Sea: Florida Native Americans’ Indigenous Wrecking in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

Native American Studies Center
Lancaster, SC/USA

May 24 - September 15

Special Exhibition

Jeremy Frey: WOVEN

Portland Museum of Art
Portland, ME/USA

May 25
2:00 pm EDT (UTC -4)
20:00h CEST



A Conversation with Clan Mother Shoran Piper

Institute for American Indian Studies (IAIS)
Washington, CT/USA

- May 26

Special Exhibition

Action/Abstraction Redefined: Modern Native Art, 1940s-1970s

Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts
Little Rock, AR/USA

- May

Special Exhibition

Sherman Indian School: 100+ Years of Education and Resilience

The Autry in Griffith Park
Los Angeles, CA/USA

May 29
7:00 pm EDT (UTC -4)
May 30, 2024
1:00h CEST


Virtual Book Club: As They Speak: Native Voices in Today’s Literature

Wandering Stars: A Novel

Institute for American Indian Studies (IAIS)
Washington, CT/USA

May 29 - June 03

Arctic Congress

UArctic Congress 2024 + the High North Dialogue 2024 + International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS XI)

Stormen Concert Hall (and various locations in the city Centre)

May 30
4:00 pm EDT (UTC -4)
22:00h CEST


SHGAPE Presentation with Dr. John R. Legg

Little Six and Medicine Bottle: a Reexamination of Dakota Mobility and US Army retribution after the US-Dakota

Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era (SHGAPE)

May 30 - 31

Midwestern History Conference

Lost and Found: A Decade of the Midwestern History Conference

Hauenstein Center, Grand Valley State University
Grand Rapids, MI/USA

May 30 - 31


8th International Workshop on the History of Human Genetics

Messe Berlin - City Cube

May 30 - June 02

International Conference

Camps, Carceral Imaginaries, and Critical Interventions

Center for Inter-American Studies (C.IAS), University of Graz

May 31 - June 03

Southwest Oral History Conference

Rooted in Memory and Resistance: Cultivating Radical Futures

University of California
Riverside, CA/USA

June 01 - 04


International Conference

European Human Genetics Conference

Berlin, Germany

- June 02

Special Exhibition

Robert Houle: Red Is Beautiful

National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI)
Washington, DC/USA

June 02 - 04

National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) & First Nations Confederacy of Cultural Education Centres (FNCCEC) Gathering

Indigenous History and Heritage Gathering (IHHG)

Ottawa, ON/Canada

June 03 - 06

Association of Critical Heritage Studies (ACHS) Conference

Association of Critical Heritage Studies (ACHS) Conference

National University of Ireland

- June 04

Special Exhibition

Grounded In Clay: The Spirit of Pueblo Pottery
Community-Curated Exhibition Prioritizes Pueblo Indian Knowledge and Experience

The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Vilcek Foundation
New York, NY/USA

- Summer

Special Exhibition

Kunâhneepamuhshâtunônak “Our Moons”;

Mashantucket Pequot Museum
Mashantucket, CT/USA

June 06
18:00h CEST (UTC +2)
noon EDT


Lecture by James Clifford

In the Context Zones: Post/Neo Colonial Possibilities

Tieranatomisches Theater
Berlin /Germany

June 06 - 07


Making Nature: The Labor of Natural History

American Philosophical Society (APS)
Philadelphia, PA/USA

June 06 - 07



Exploring Human-Animal & Multispecies Relations: Risk Taking in Research Methods Symposium

University of Brighton

June 06 - 07

Graduate Student Forum

CSM Graduate Student Forum

Colonial Society of Massachusetts
Boston, MA/USA

June 06 - 08

Native American and Indigenous Studies (NAISA) Meeting

Native American and Indigenous Studies (NAISA) 13th Annual Meeting

Bodø, BådådDjo/Buvvda/Bodø – Sábme/Norway

June 06 - 08

Interdisciplinary Conference

Visions of Racial Justice and Childhood: Inequalities, Identities, Politics, Relationalities and Representations

Department of Childhood Studies, Rutgers University
Camden, NJ/USA

June 06 - 08

Trans-Disciplinary Conference

Forgotten & Erased Energy Narratives: A Trans-Disciplinary Conference

University of Dundee & University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, Scotland/UK

June 06 - 08

[in-person & virtual]

Society for Textual Scholarship Conference

Text Under Pressure

University of Tulsa
Tulsa, OK/USA

- June 09

Special Exhibition

Frank S. Matsura: Portraits from the Borderland

Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture
Spokane, WA/USA

June 10 - 14


International Canadian Studies Summit

International Canadian Studies Summit

Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies, York University
Toronto, ON/USA

June 11 - 12

Sovereignty Symposium

The Skirvin Hotel
Oklahoma City, OK/USA

June 12 - 14

Society for Multi-Ethnic Studies: Europe and the Americas (MESEA) Conference

Moving Cultures, Moving Ethnicities

University of Eastern Finland

June 12 - 14

International Conference

Sound Faith: Religion and the Acoustic World, 1400-1800

University of York

June 12 - 14


Interactive Film and Media (IFM) Virtual Conference

Communities Structures Entanglements

Toronto Metropolitan University
Toronto, ON/Canada

June 12 - 21


June 15 - 16

Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences (FHSS) Congress

Sustaining shared futures


Canadian Society for the Study of Names (CSSN) Annual Meeting

Naming in our World

McGill University
Montreal, Quebec/Canada

June 12 - July 08

Summer Institute for College and University Teachers

Black and Indigenous Histories

Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA/USA

June 13 - 15

International Conference


Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory, University of Belgrade

June 13 - 15

Global Meeting

Slavery Past, Present, and Future

African Studies Department, University of Vienna

June 13 - October 06

Special Exhibition

Honouring Our Future: Yukon First Nations Graduation

Canada House
London, England/UK

June 13 - September 14, 2025

Traveling Art Exhibition

Clearly Indigenous: Native Visions Reimagined in Glass

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
Kalamazoo, MI/USA

June 13

Museum Reopening & Special Exhibition

MOA Reopening

To be seen, to be heard: First Nations in Public Spaces, 1900–1965

Museum of Anthropology, University of British Columbia (UBC)
Vancouver, BC/Canada

June 14

Netherlands American Studies Association (NASA) Meeting

Amerikanistendag 2024

Leiden University

June 19 - 21

Omohundro Institute Annual Conference

Vast Early America: a Transcontinental Conversation

University of Poitiers

June 19 - 22


The Indian Citizenship Act at 100: Indigenous Rights, Indigenous Futures

University of Bordeaux-Montaigne

June 20
12:00-1:15 pm CDT (UTC -5)
19:00h-20:15h CEST


Lunch and Learn

Robert M. Jones: A Choctaw Millionaire in the American South, 1808–-1873

Oklahoma Historical Society Museum
Oklahoma City, OK/USA

June 20 - 21

New York State History Conference

New York History: Contact and Conflict

New York State Cultural Education Center
Albany, NY/USA

June 20 - 22

Britain and the World (BATW) Conference

2024 BATW

University of Winchester

June 20 - 22


Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA) Summer Salon

2024 SWPACA Summer Salon

June 21

National Indigenous Peoples Day (Canada)

June 21 - 22

New England American Studies Association Conference

Revisiting Region: Locating the “Where” in American Studies

Harvard University
Cambridge, MA/USA

June 23 - 26

International Network of Genocide Scholars (INoGS) International Conference

Genocide and Survivor Communities: Agency, Resistance, Recognition

University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA/USA

June 24
12:00-1:00 pm EDT (UTC -4)
18:00h-19:00h CEST


Lunch & Learn

Land Back

Tomaquag Museum
Exeter, RI/USA

June 24 - 26


Association of Academic Museums and Galleries (AAMG) Annual Conference


Association of Academic Museums and Galleries (AAMG)
Greencastle, IN/USA

June 24 - July 19

Smithsonian Summer Institute

Summer Institute in Museum Anthropology (SIMA)

National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian
Washington, DC/USA

June 25 - 28

International Conference

Anthropology and Education

Senate House, University of London

June 26 - 28

International PhD Seminar

American History & American Studies

Roosevelt Institute for American Studies (RIAS)

June 26 - July 01

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Indigenous Voices of the Americas: Celebrating the National Museum of the American Indian

Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Smithsonian Institution
Washington, DC/USA

June 27 - 29

World History Association (WHA) Annual Meeting


San Francisco State University
San Francisco, CA/USA

June 28
10:00 am-4:00 pm GMT (UTC)



Historical Roots, Modern Realities: Nationalism Across the Americas

Americas Research Network, Institute of the Americas, University College

June 28 - 29

Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife

Into the Woods: New England Forests in Fact and Imagination

Historic Deerfield
Deerfield, MA/USA

June 30 - July 03

International and Transdisciplinary Conference

Sacred Waters: an International and Transdisciplinary Conference


July 03 - 07

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Indigenous Voices of the Americas: Celebrating the National Museum of the American Indian

Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Smithsonian Institution
Washington, DC/USA

- July 07

Special Exhibition

Developing Stories: Native Photographers in the Field

Eiteljorg Museum
Indianapolis, IN/USA

- July 07

Special Exhibition


Mead Art Museum, Amherst College
Amherst, MA/USA

July 08 - 12

Summer Program

Intensive NAGPRA Summer Training & Education Program (INSTEP)

Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) Office, University of Illinois
Urbana-Campaign, IL/USA

July 11 - 13


Conrad E. Wright Research Conference on Citizenship

Massachusetts Historical Society & Suffolk University
Boston, MA/USA

July 12 - 13

International Conference

Les autochtones et/dans les arts et les littératures du Canada francophone contemporain

Université de Passau

- July 14

Special Exhibition

First Literature Project

Guild Hall
East Hampton, NY/USA

July 15


International Academic Conference


Society "Cultural Artefact" & Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences, Daugavpils University

July 17 - 22

European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA) PhD Summer School

Anthropology and ethnographic experimentation

Open University of Catalonia (UOC)

July 18 - 19


Of Species and Specimens: Tracing Non-Human Histories in Times of Imperial Expansion

University of Tübingen

July 18 - 21

Society for Historians of the Early American Republic (SHEAR) Meeting

SHEAR 45th Annual Meeting

Independence Hall
Philadelphia, PA

July 22
12:00-1:00 pm EDT (UTC -4)
18:00h-19:00h CEST


Lunch & Learn

Teacher's Resources

Tomaquag Museum
Exeter, RI/USA

July 23 - 26

European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA) Conference

EASA2024: Doing and Undoing with Anthropology

University of Barcelona

July 29 - August 02

Summer Institute

Summer Institute in Museum Studies

Institute for Comparative Studies in Literature, Art and Culture, Carleton University
Ottawa, ON/Canada

August 06 - 11

Film & Video Festival

Asinabka Festival

Algonquin Territory
Ottawa, ON/Canada

August 07 - 09

International Conference Counter-Image

Visual Culture and Ecological Thinking: reimagining relationships in the world

Centro de Filosofia e Ciências Humanas , Federal University of Santa Catarina

August 09

International Day of the World's Indigenous People

August 15 - 16

International Conference

Communicating climate hope: Countering eco-anxiety and climate doomism in research and practice

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC/Canada
Tilburg University, Tilburg/Netherlands

August 16 - 18

Film Festival

Pathways Indigenous Arts Festival

Poeh Cultural Center, Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino
Pueblo of Pojoaque, Santa Fe, NM/USA

- August 17

Special Exhibition

Indigenous Perspectives

Exhibition Gallery, Library of Virginia
Richmond, VA/USA

August 17 - 18

Indian Market

Santa Fe Indian Market

Santa Fe Plaza,
Santa Fe, NM/USA

- August 18

Special Exhibition

Presence of the past

McCord Stewart Museum
Montreal, QC/Canada

August 19 - 23

World Congress of Environmental History (WCEH)

Transitions, Transformations and Transdisciplinarity: Histories beyond History

University of Oulu

- August 23

Traveling Art Exhibition

Clearly Indigenous: Native Visions Reimagined in Glass

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
Kalamazoo, MI/USA

August 26
12:00-1:00 pm EDT (UTC -4)
18:00h-19:00h CEST


Lunch & Learn

Stories In Stone

Tomaquag Museum
Exeter, RI/USA

August 27 - 30


Royal Geographical Society (RGS) with the Institute of British Geographers (IBG) Annual International Conference


Royal Geographical Society & Imperial College

August 28 - 29



The Flowing Image: The Ocean On-Screen

University of Southampton, Highfield Campus

August 29 - 30


The Histories of (Post-)Colonial Universities in the Netherlands

Wageningen University & Research

- August 30

Special Exhibitions

Offerings for Tauxenent: Acknowledging Indigenous Place

Woodlawn & Pope-Leighey House
Alexandria, VA/USA

September 02 - 04

Raising Indigenous Voices in Academia & Society (RIVAS) Conference

Fourth Raising Indigenous Voices in Academia & Society (RIVAS) Conference

Payne Family Native American Center & Missoula Public Library
Missoula, MT/USA

September 04 - 06

International Society for Cultural History (ISCH) Conference

Embodied Histories: Cultural History of, in, and through the Human Body

Campus Am Neuen Palais, University of Potsdam

September 07


Virginia Museum of History & Culture
Richmond, VA/USA

- September 08

Contemporary Native Art Biennial/La Biennale d’art contemporain autochtone (BACA)

Creation Stories / Récits de la création du monde

Tiohti:áke / Mooniyang / Montréal, Québec/Canada

September 09 - 12

International Committee for Museums and Collections of Ethnography (ICME) Conference

Museums and Change 2024 - Convergence of Voices: A Global Dialogue on Stewardship, Custodianship, and Service

National Museum of Anthropology
Mexico City/México

September 12 - 13



New perspectives on displaced colonial archives

Northumbria University, Newcastle/UK & Waseda University, Tokyo/Japan

September 12 - 13

International Conference

Utrecht University
Utecht/The Netherlands

September 13 - 15


International Conference on the Inclusive Museum

Intersectionality: Museums, Inclusion, and SDGs


- September 15

Special Exhibition

The Land That Carries Our Ancestors: Contemporary Art by Native Americans

New Britain Museum of American Art
New Britain, CT/USA

September 18 - 20

International Conference of the International Association for Intercultural Communication Studies (IAICS)

Intercultural Encounters: Global perspectives – local contexts

University of Opole

September 18 - 22

Meeting of the American Society for Ethnohistory (ASE)

Colonial (dis)Entanglements

North Dakota State University
Fargo, ND/USA

September 19

Italian Association for North American Studies (AISNA) Graduates Conference

“What is an American?” (1782-2024) Narratives and Counternarratives of an Imagined Nation

Centro Studi Americani

September 19 - 21

Canadian Business History Association Conference

Climate and Business/The Business Climate

Banff Centre
Banff, Alberta/Canada

September 19 - 21

Regional Modern Language Association (MLA) Meeting

South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA) Meeting

Hotel Monteleone
New Orleans, LA/USA

September 20 - 22


Fort Ticonderoga Seminar on the American Revolution

Fort Ticonderoga, NY/USA

September 23
12:00-1:00 pm EDT (UTC -4)
18:00h-19:00h CEST


Lunch & Learn

Appreciation vs. Appropriation

Tomaquag Museum
Exeter, RI/USA

September 23 - 26


International Conference

4th Vienna Anthropology Days (VANDA)

Department of Social & Cultural Anthropology, New Institute Building, University of Vienna

September 24 - 26

Annual International Conference on Ethnic and Religious Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding

Revitalizing Indigenous Languages, Cultures, Cuisines, Histories, and Religions

Westchester Business Center
White Plains, NY/USA

September 24 - 29

Joint Meeting of ICOM-UMAC and UNIVERSEUM

Shaping Transformation. University Collections in a Changing World

TUD Dresden University of Technology

September 25 - 27


Polish Association for American Studies (PAAS) & International American Studies Association (IASA) Conference

American Hospitality

Faculty of Education, University of Bialystok

September 25 - 27


The Foundation for Endangered Languages 28th Annual Conference - FELXXVIII 2024

Endangered Languages and Oral Traditions

Allama Iqbal Open University

September 25 - 28

Northern Great Plains History Conference

59th Northern Great Plains History Conference

City Centre Holiday Inn & Downtown Public Library
Sioux Falls, SD/USA

September 26 - 27

PhD Global History of Empires Conference

Within and Beyond Empires: People, Objects, and Ideas (16th-19th Centuries)

University of Turin

September 26 - 27

Royal Military College (RMC) History Symposium

History, Memory, and Heritage

Royal Military College (RMC)
Kingston, ON/Canada

September 26 - 28


Recording Women in the Early Modern Atlantic World

Texas State University & University of Texas
Austin, TX/USA

September 27 - 29

MELOW International Conference

Echoes of the Earth: Interplay of Literature and Landscape

Kathmandu University

October 02 - 03


Imagined Geographies: From Past to Future

New Area Studies Research Centre, University of East Anglia
Norwich, Norfolk/UK

October 02 - 05

Western Literature Association Conference

Speculative Territorializations of New Western Literatures

El Conquistador Hilton Resort
Tucson, AZ/USA

October 03 - 05

International Conference

Preachers, Hearers, Readers and Scribes

Harvard Divinity School and the Congregational Library
Cambridge and Boston, MA/USA

October 03 - 06

American Council for Quebec Studies (ACQS) Conference

23rd Biennial Conference of the American Council for Quebec Studies (ACQS)

Hôtel Le Concorde
Québec City, Quebec/Canada

October 09

Indigenous Peoples' Day (USA)

October 09 - 12

National Indian Education Association (NIEA) Convention & Tradeshow

Education Sovereignty: A Declaration of Change

Palm Springs Convention Center
Palm Springs, CA/USA

October 10 - 11

Conference of the Emerging Scholars Forum of the Association for Canadian Studies in German-Speaking Countries (GKS)

Territory, Tension, and Taboo: Canada in Crisis

University of Bremen

October 10 - 12

Gulf South Historical Association Conference

42nd Annual Gulf South History and Humanities Conference

University of West Florida
Pensacola, FL/USA

October 10 - 12

Regional Modern Language Association (MLA) Meeting

October [exact date tba]


Rethinking the Indian Wars

Clements Center for Southwest Studies, Southern Methodist University (SMU-in-Taos)
Ranchos de Taos, NM/USA

Part 2: Tempe, AZ/USA, April 2025

October 17 - 19

Austrian Association of American Studies (AAAS) Conference

Education, the Arts, and American Studies

University College of Teacher Education Vorarlberg

October 18 - 19

Pacific Northwest History Conference

History Everywhere, All at Once

Hilton Portland Downtown
Portland, OR/USA

October 19

English and American Literature Association (EALA) Conference

EALA Annual Conference

National Tsing Hua University

October 21 - 23

Southeastern Museum Conference (SEMC) Annual Meeting

Museums Innovate-Inspire

Baton Rouge, LA/USA

October 23 - 25

American Studies Association of Turkey (ASAT) International American Studies Conference

Re* Imaginings and Visions of America

Department of English Language and Literature, Yaşar University

October 23 - 27

Western History Association (WHA) & Southern Historical Association (SHA) Conference

Free Soil? Migration, Dispossession, and Rising Up on Contested Ground

The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center
Kansas City, MO/USA

- October 24

October 24 - 25

Debrecen University Symposium

Looking Back and Ahead: Exploring Uniquely Canadian Cultural Narratives

Canadian Studies Centre of the Institute of English and American Studies, University of Debrecen
Debrecen /Hungary

October 24 - 26

Meeting of the Society for the History of Discoveries

Frontiers and Borderlands of Exploration

Menger Hotel on historic Alamo Plaza
San Antonio, TX/USA

October 24 - 26

Meeting of the Texas Map Society

Frontiers and Borderlands of Texas and the Greater Southwest

San Antonio, TX/USA

October 24 - 26


For 2026: Virginia's Revolutionary Histories & Beyond

School of Education, William & Mary
Williamsburg, VA/USA

October 24 - 26

Conference of the Institut d’histoire de l’Amérique française


l’Institut d’histoire de l’Amérique française, Université de Montréal
Montréal, Québec/Canada

October 24 - 27

Conference of The Peace and Justice Studies Association

We Are All Connected: Fostering Intersectionality and Solidarity

Justice House Program, Niagara University
Niagara, NY/USA

October 26

New England Historical Association (NEHA) Meeting

New England Historical Association (NEHA) Fall Meeting

Suffolk University
Boston, MA/USA

October 27

Daylight Saving Time ends in Europe

- October 27

Special Exhibition

Native Prospects: Indigeneity and Landscape

Thomas Cole National Historic Site
Catskill, NY/USA

October 27 - January 19, 2025

Special Exhibition

Grounded In Clay: The Spirit of Pueblo Pottery
Community-Curated Exhibition Prioritizes Pueblo Indian Knowledge and Experience

The Museum of Fine Arts
Houston, TX/USA

October 28
12:00-1:00 pm EDT (UTC -4)
17:00h-18:00h CET


Lunch & Learn

October 30 - November 02

Oral History Association (OHA) Meeting

Oral History: Bridging Past, Present, and Future

Cincinnati Netherland Plaza
Cincinnati, OH/USA

October 31 - November 02

International Conference

Contested & Erased Energy Knowledges: A Trans-Disciplinary Conference

University of Dundee & University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, Scotland/UK

October 31 - November 02

International Conference

Sixteenth Century Society (SCS) Conference

Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel
Toronto, ON/Canada

October 31 - November 03

Meeting of the Social Science History Association (SSHA)

Trust and Distrust of Historical Sources in the Digital Age

Westin Harbour Castle
Toronto, ON/Canada

November 01 - 30

National American Indian Heritage Month (USA)

November 01 - 02

International Conference

Unearthing, Unseeing: Archaeology, Heritage, and Forensics in the Shadow of State Violence

Cornell University
Ithaka, NY/USA

November 03

Daylight Saving Time ends in North America

November 06 - 09


Meeting of the American Folklore Society

Crossing the Global Storm: Networks, Solidarities, and Communities in Struggle

Albuquerque, NM/USA

November 06 - 10

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Meeting

Translation in Action

Margaritaville Resort
Palm Springs, CA/USA

November 07 - 08

PhD/Postgraduate Students Conference

Translating Colonialism? Global Networks of Bible Translation and their Cultural and Linguistic Impact

Westminster College

November 07 - 08

Swiss Association for North American Studies (SANAS) Conference

American Futurisms

University of Geneva